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wrick

[ rik ]
/ rɪk /

verb (used with or without object), noun

wrench; strain.

Nearby words

wrestling, wretch, wretched, wretchedly, wrexham, wrick, wrier, wriest, wriggle, wriggler, wrigglework

Origin of wrick

1275–1325; Middle English wrikken to make abrupt movements; perhaps akin to wrinkle1, wrench
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British Dictionary definitions for wricked

wrick

/ (rɪk) /

verb

a variant spelling (chiefly Brit) of rick 2

Word Origin for wrick

C19: earlier rick; perhaps from Middle Low German wricken to move jerkily, sprain
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